Sunday, March 18, 2012

Chopper-bound Garmin zumo 340 and 350 clear FCC

Hitting the open road on your Harley this spring? There may be a GPS in your future. The Garmin zumo 340 and 350 have cleared the FCC, so we expect an official announcement in the near future, possibly even later today. Those low model numbers are especially welcome, since many folks are scared off by the 500 and 600 series price tags. These will be the first lower-end motorcycle-friendly units that Garmin has introduced in two years, since the zumo 220. Also noteworthy, these are the first models to drop the nuvi-like flat-form factor in favor of the more Rubenesque shape found on the zumo 550.

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Garmin zumo 220

Garmin zumo 220 The Garmin zumo 220 is an entry-level model in the motorcycle-friendly zumo line. The thin form factor unit offers many of the features of its more advanced siblings, albeit with a smaller 3.5” touchscreen. Included are lane assist, Bluetooth headset compatibility, multi-destination routing and on-road/off-road travel options.

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Garmin zumo 665

Garmin zumo 665 review The motorcycle-centric Garmin zumo 665 updates the zumo 660, adding an XM receiver for XM Satellite Radio®, real-time XM NavWeather® and real-time XM NavTraffic®. Designed especially for motorcycles, the 665 brings earlier zumo series features, like a customizable display with glove-friendly, oversized touchscreen buttons. It comes pre-loaded with maps of the US and Canada, and includes Bluetooth for hands free cell phone calling through the cyclist’s helmet.

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